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India under single party rule after 25 years

New Delhi, 16 May-2014, PTI: In an era of coalition politics, BJP has virtually done the impossible by wining a majority on its own, putting India under single party rule after 25 years. India under single party rule after 25 years The scale and significance of BJP’s victory could be …

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BSF firing killed 2 in Chirang district Assam

Guwahati, 16 May-2014, PTI: Two persons were killed today when the BSF opened fire on a group of people, who attacked Panbari Police Station in Chirang district in the violence-hit Bodoland Territorial Area Districts (BTAD) area, police said. BSF firing killed 2 in Chirang district Assam The incident took place …

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Assam CM Tarun Gogoi decided to resign as Congress fails

Guwahati, 16 May-2014, NDTV: Assam chief minister Tarun Gogoi today decided to resign from his post, taking full responsibility for his failure to stop the BJP’s forward march. Assam CM Tarun Gogoi decided to resign as Congress fails Narendra Modi’s party was poised to register its best-ever performance in the …

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Worst ever flood in Bosnia and Serbia, emergency declared

16 May-2014, BBC: States of emergency have been declared in parts of Bosnia and Serbia after the heaviest rain and worst floods since records began 120 years ago. Worst ever flood in Bosnia and Serbia, emergency declared Overflowing rivers have burst into towns and villages, cutting off whole communities, while …

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Railway fares hiked by 14.2% from 20 May

New Delhi, 16 May-2014, PTI: With Lok Sabha elections coming to an end, the railways on Friday hiked both passenger fares and freight rates by 14.2% and 6.5%, respectively, effective from 20 May. The move would put an additional burden on train passengers for all classes, said a senior railway …

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Adani acquires Dhamra Port for $930 million

NEW DELHI, 16 May-2014, Reuters: Adani Ports and Special Economic Zone , part of conglomerate Adani Group, has bought the Dhamra Port Company Ltd from Tata Steel Ltd & L&T Infrastructure Development Projects Ltd in a deal worth 55 billion rupees ($930 million) including debt, the companies said on Friday. …

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